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EAVE April News 2011


GALWAY FILM FAIR - Deadline extended for applications from all over Europe!

The successful EAVE partnership with Galway Film Fair continues!

Up to 6 EAVE producers with English language projects from all European countries (outside of Ireland) will be selected for the Galway Film Fair 2011!

Our partner will cover the cost of accommodation for 3 nights each and waive the entry fee for the Film Fair.

Priority will be given to completed feature films or projects which have a finished screenplay available and a percentage of development and/or production finance in place.

If you are interested, please download the application form here and send it to eave@eave.org by April 29, 2011 at the very latest!

Please find further information below.

Your EAVE team

 

GALWAY FILM FAIR (July 7-9) Taking place during the GALWAY FILM FLEADH (July 5-10) 

A unique opportunity to meet with the world's leading financiers in an intimate and informal atmosphere, allowing new talent to be discovered and long term partnerships to be made.

The fair co-ordinates pre-scheduled meetings between filmmakers with projects in development (priority will be given to projects which have a finished screenplay available and a percentage of development and/or production finance in place) and/or completed films and invited Film Financiers, Distributors, Sales Agents and Major Producers.

A pre-selected group of Irish and European producers with feature films/documentary projects will have the opportunity to meet with representatives of these companies. A project book will be available for all decision makers and in the case of completed films viewing facilities will be available.

The Galway Film Fair's unique selling points:

*    Transatlantic Bridge 

*     Intimate and informal atmosphere 

*     Privileged access to the world's leading financiers 

*   Showcasing new Irish and European cinema to leading Film Buyers, Distributors and Festival Programmers.

Application forms are available to download HERE.

FURTHER DETAILS: www.galwayfilmfleadh.com

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EAVE April News 2011

**** EAVE producers currently shooting in Ireland, UK, France, Austria, Germany, Serbia, Belgium, Luxemburg and Macedonia **** 

**** German Film Awards: 6 Lolas for EAVE graduates ****

**** Seven awards for EAVE producers at the Diagonale ****

**** PUENTES and TIES THAT BIND present the 2011 selection ****

**** Help shape the future of MEDIA MUNDUS ****

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In development / pre-production April 2011

Out of the ten New Films Awarded Production Grants awarded by the Global Film Initiative, two are for EAVE projects:  

- EAVE 2011 project ALI, THE GOAT, AND IBRAHIM (ALI ME'AZA), director: Ibrahim El Batout, producers: EAVE 2011 participant Hossam Elouan, EAVE 2003 graduate Guillaume de Seille, Egypt/FranceTwo neighbours--a sound engineer plagued by strange noises and a man convinced that his deceased fiancé has been reincarnated as a goat--embark on an unusual trip to Egypt's coastline to cure themselves of their eccentric afflictions. 

- EAVE PUENTES 2010 project LA RUTA DE LA LUNA, director : Juan Sebastián Jácome, producer: EAVE PUENTES 2010 graduate Irina ,Caballero, PanamaAn albino hoping to compete in a bowling tournament in Panama sets out on a roadtrip through Costa Rica with his once-estranged father, only to be sidetracked by a free-spirited hitchhiker who unexpectedly changes the fate of both men and their relationship.  www.globalfilm.org 

The German-French Commission is funding five projects with 1.135.000 Euro. Three films are co-productions with EAVE graduates:

- HINTER DER SPITZE - TOUR DU FASO by Wilm Huygen, produced by EAVE 1994 Franck Schneider of La Huit, Paris and Augenschein Filmproduktion of Cologne receives 100.000 Euro.

- FRIENDS FROM FRANCE by Anne Weil and Philippe Kotlarski, German producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Hanneke van der Tas (vandertastic) and Les Films du Poisson of Paris is funded with 270.000 Euro.

- SYNGUE SABOR – STEIN DER GEDULD by Atiq Rahimi, producers: EAVE 2009 graduate Verona Meier (Razor Film Produktion), Berlin and The Film, Paris gets 160.000 Euro.

www.ffa.de/

- OUR CHILDREN by Joachim Lafosse is in pre-production. Producers: EAVE 2000 graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart (Versus Production), EAVE 1992 graduate and group leader Jani Thiltges (Samsa Film). Co-production companies are MK2, Prime Time, RTBF - Radio Télévision Belge de la Communauté Française and Box Productions. The film is inspired by the true story of a mother who murdered her five children before attempting suicide. Support comes from: Wallimage, Media Development Fund, Belgian French Community, Inver Invest Tax Shelter, Film Fund Luxembourg, Vlaams Audiovisueel Fonds (VAF) and Swiss Federal Office of Culture (BAK). Shooting on locations is planned from May 23, to the end of July 2011. www.versusproduction.be

- PAINLESS by Juan Carlos Medina is in pre-production. The psychological thriller is co-produced by EAVE 2001 graduate Gonçalo Galvão Teles. Production companies: Les Films D'Antoine, Roxbury Pictures, Fado Filmes and Tobina Films. The film with a budget of €3.2m is financed with support of Canal +, Eurimages, ICAA, ICIC (Institut Catala de les Indústries Culturals), Ibermedia, Televisio de Catalunya, Backup Films and Instituto Do Cinema E Do Audiovisual. Shootin in Catalunya is due for July/August 2011. www.tudofado.com

- OFF DUTY by Frédéric Fonteyne is in pre-production. The film about a woman who visits her husband and lover in the same jail cell is produced by EAVE 1992 graduate and group leader Jani Thiltges (Samsa Film), EAVE 2006 graduate Tomas Leyers (Minds Meet), Liaison Cinematographique and Artemis Productions. Support comes from Wallimage.www.samsa-film.com

- GALLOPING MIND by Wim Vandekeybus, co-producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Peter Bouckaert (Eyeworks) has been granted first feature production support by the film commission of the Flanders Audiovisual Fund (VAF). Co-producers are Climax Films (Belgium), Sciapode (France), Visual Kitchen (South Africa) and Busse & Halberschmidt Filmproduktion (Germany). Principal shooting will be in South Africa in autumn 2012. www.eyeworks.be

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In production April 2011

- JUMP by Kieron J. Walsh, producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Katie Holly is in production. The film follows the trials and tribulations of three unrelated groups of characters on New Year’s Eve whose lives turn out to be intertwined. Support comes from Irish Film Board, Northern Ireland Screen, BBC Northern Ireland, Firefly Film Sales and Bentico Trading Limited. JUMP is being shot on locations in Derry and Belfast. www.blinderfilms.com

- 360 by Fernando Mereilles, co-producer: EAVE 1992 graduate Danny Krausz starts shooting on locations in London, Paris, Vienna and Brazil starts on March 21. Production companies are Fidélité Films, Revolution Films, DOR Film and O2 Filmes. 360, starring Anthony Hopkins, Jude Law and Rachel Weisz, tells several stories, linking characters from different cities and countries and offers a unique snapshot of love and interconnectivity in the twenty first century. www.dor-film.at

- CIRCLES by Srdan Golubovic, co-producer: EAVE group leader Danijel Hocevar (Emotionfilm) is shooting on locations in Trebinje (Belgrade) and Halle (Germany) in March and April. Co-produced by Neue Mediopolis and Propeler Film, CIRCLES tells the story of a Serbian soldier who is killed trying to save the life of a Muslim citizen. The film has a budget of $1.8m. Support comes from Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung (MDM), ARTE and the Croatian Audiovisual Centre. http://www.emotionfilm.si

- LA VIE D’UNE AUTRE by Sylvie Testud started shooting her debut directorial feature on April 4. Co-produced by EAVE 1991 graduate Paul Thiltges, the film stars Juliette Binoche as a woman who has forgotten 12 years of her life and tries to find out why, with only four days to make up for her mistakes and regain her family’s love. The cast also includes Mathieu Kassovitz and Aure Atika. Production Companies: Canal+, Ciné Cinéma, Saga Film and ARP Sélection. The film has a budget of $6.5m and is shot in Paris, Belgium, Luxembourg from April 4 to April 27. www.ptd.lu

- MAUVAISES HERBES by Safy Nebbou is shooting in France and Belgium. Production companies: Artemis Productions, EAVE 1992 graduate and group leader Jani Thiltges’ Samsa Film, France 3 Cinema and Diaphana. The film is based on Boileau-Narcejac’s novel L’âge Bête (The Stupid Age) that tells the story of two teenagers who kidnap their teacher. The film has a budget of € 6m. www.samsa-film.com

- SHELL, produced by EAVE 2003 graduate David Smith of Brocken Spectre is shooting this month.www.brocken-spectre.com

- THE KNOT, produced by EAVE 2006 graduate Enrico Tessarin from Pinch Media, co-produced by EAVE 2006 graduates Nuno Bernardo and Triona Campbell from beActive entertainment commenced shooting on March 28 on locations across London. The film, directed by up and coming director and ‘Screen International Star of tomorrow’ Jesse Lawrence, is a romantic comedy starring a host of British and American acting talent, including Mena Suvari (American Beauty, American Pie), Talulah Riley (St Trinian’s, Pride & Prejudice), Matthew McNulty (Control, Looking for Eric) Noel Clarke (Centurion, Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll), Jason Maza (Fish Tank, Shifty) and Juliet Oldfield (Bronson). THE KNOT is co-written by Davie Fairbanks, Geoff Carino and BAFTA award winning actor, writer and director Noel Clarke. It tells the story of soulmates Alexandra and Jeremy who are getting married. At least that's the plan. Unfortunately for them, nonchalant best man Peter, bridesmaid Sarah and an army of naysayers haven't heard they're meant to be together. Can missing bridesmaids, crashed cars, a trip to A&E, and a delivery of pigs’ testicles stand in the way of true love? www.pinch-media.com

- THE WOMAN WHO BRUSHED OFF HER TEARS by Teona Strugar Mitevska, producer: EAVE 2008 graduate and Macedonian National Coordinator Labina Mitevska is currently shooting. The film is co-produced by EAVE 2008 graduate Guido Schwab and EAVE 2010 graduate Marcel Lenz of ostlicht filmproduktion, EAVE group leader Danijel Hocevar of Vertigo Film, EAVE 1994 graduate Diana Elbaum and EAVE 2003 graduate Sébastian Delloye of Entre Chien et Loup. Support comes from Macedonia Film Fund, Slovenian Film Fund, Viba Film, MDM in Germany, the Belgium Tax Shelter and Eurimages. Cast: Victoria Abril, Jean Marie Caley, Labina Mitevska, Firdaus Nebi, Arben Arbahtaraj. Shooting is planned for 28 days in Macedonia and for 12 days in Germany. www.sistersandbrothermitevski.com

- OUARDIA by Djamila Sahraoui, co-producers: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet and Les films de l'Olivier (Algeria) is currently in preparation. The film is supported by: Fonds Sud, CNC, Carthage TV5 Reward, Carthage CNC Reward, Festival of Amiens development grant, Dubai Festival grant, FDATIC, EPTV, AARC, French Embassy in Alger, AFAC, ONDA. www.neoncinema.com

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In post-production April 2011

- THE INNOCENCE OF THE SPIDER, produced by Puentes 2010 graduate Daniel A. Werner is in post-production. The film has just finished shooting recently in Formosa (North Argentina).

- EAVE 2005 project FISH’N’CHIPS by Elias Demetriou, developed by EAVE 2005 graduate Stavros Papageorghiou’s company TETRAKTYS FILMS is in post-production. www.youtube.com/watch?v=YT1_pS71z2Q

- HEAT WAVE by Jean Jacques Jauffret, a co-production of EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet with Explicit Films is currently in post-production. L’OMBRE D’UNE, VIE the short film by Aurélien Bodinaux, also produced by EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet was shot in Brussels in November 2010. The film is currently being edited.www.neoncinema.com

- LE VOILE by Viviane Candas, co-producers: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet and 13 Productions is currently shooting in Marseille. www.neoncinema.com

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Festivals April 2011

Festivals

Las Palmas de Gran Canaria International Film Festival (April 01 – 09)

- THE DITCH, co-produced by EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum and EAVE 2002 graduate Sebastien Delloye, delegate producer: EAVE 1999 graduate and French National Coordinator Philippe Avril

- MOTHERS by Milcho Manchevski, EAVE 1989 graduate Christina Kallas

- SWANS by Hugo Vieira da Silva, producers: EAVE 2002 graduate Helge Albers and EAVE 2010 graduate and group leader Roshanak Behesht Nedjad

- ILLEGAL, producer EAVE 2000 graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart 

- ESSENTIAL KILLING, producers: EAVE 2002 graduate Jozsef Berger, EAVE 1991 graduate Ed Guiney, and EAVE 2009 graduate Ingrid Lill Hogtun

- HOSPITALITE, producer: EAVE TIES THAT BIND 2010 graduate Kiki Sugino 

http://lpafilmfestival.com

Istanbul International Film Festival  (April 02 – 17)

- AURORA by Christi Puiu, co-producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Dan Wechsler 

- OUR GRAND DESPAIR by Seyfi Teoman, co-producer: EAVE 1994 graduate Stienette Bosklopper

- PINA by Wim Wenders, producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Gian Piero Ringel

- EAVE 2009 project BROKEN MUSSELS by Seyfettin Tokmak, producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Serkan Cakarer

- ESSENTIAL KILLING, producers: EAVE 2002 graduate Jozsef Berger, EAVE 1991 graduate Ed Guiney, and EAVE 2009 graduate Ingrid Lill Hogtun

- MOTHERS by Milcho Manchevski, EAVE 1989 graduate Christina Kallas

- A SCREAMING MAN by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, co-producer: EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum and EAVE 2002 graduate Sébastien Delloye

- THE HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER by Eran Riklis, co-producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Tudor Giurgiu

- THE LIGHT THIEF, co-producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Denis Vaslin, EAVE 2009 graduate Sabine Groenewegen

- HOSPITALITÉ by Koji Fukada, producer: EAVE TIES THAT BIND 2010 graduate Kiki Sugino 

- MY JOY, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Heino Deckert, co-producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Olena Yershova, EAVE 2007 graduate Marleen Slot

www.iksv.org/

Go East Wiesbaden ( April 06 – 12)

- AURORA by Christi Puiu, co-producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Dan Wechsler 

- MATCHMAKING MAYOR by Erika Hníková, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Jirí Konecny

- MOTHER OF ASPHALT, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Ankica Juric Tilic

- AMNESTY by Bujar Alimani, producer: EAVE 1998 graduate Guillaume de Seille 

www.filmfestival-goeast.de

Buenos Aires International Film Festival (April 06 – 17)

- LE QUATTRO VOLTE by Michelangelo Frammartino, co-producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Andres Pfaeffli 

- WASTED YOUTH by Argyris Papadimitropoulos and Jan Vogel, executive producer: EAVE 2011 participant Konstantinos Kontovrakis 

- MATCHMAKING MAYOR by Erika Hníková, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Jirí Konecny

- UN MUNDO MISTERIOSO by Rodrigo Moreno, co-producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Karsten Stöter  

www.bafici.gob.ar/

International Film Festival Liège (April 07 – 10)

- THE CAMERAMURDERER, producer: EAVE 1994 graduate and Austrian National Coordinator Erich Lackner

- CARLOS by Olivier Assayas, co-producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Jens Meurer, service producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Gabriele Kranzelbinder

http://festivaliege.be

Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival (April 07 – 19)

- ESSENTIAL KILLING, producers: EAVE 2002 graduate Jozsef Berger, EAVE 1991 graduate Ed Guiney, and EAVE 2009 graduate Ingrid Lill Hogtun

- EAVE 2007 project THE TEMPTATION OF ST. TONY, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Katrin Kissa, co- producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Kristina Aberg

www.festivalfantastique.org/festival/


Titanic International Film Festival Budapest  (April 07 – 17)

- CARLOS by Olivier Assayas, co-producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Jens Meurer, service producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Gabriele Kranzelbinder 

- ESSENTIAL KILLING, producers: EAVE 2002 graduate Jozsef Berger, EAVE 1991 graduate Ed Guiney, and EAVE 2009 graduate Ingrid Lill Hogtun

- ONE HUNDRED MORNINGS, produced by EAVE 2005 graduate Katie Holly

www.titanicfilmfest.hu/2011/

Filmfest DC Washington (April 07 – 17)

- CIRCUMSTANCE directed by Maryam Keshawar , producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet 

- THE HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER by Eran Riklis, co-producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Tudor Giurgiu

- A RATIONAL SOLUTION, producer: EAVE 2002 graduate and Swedish National Coordinator Helena Danielsson

- THE ROBBER by Benjamin Heisenberg, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Michael Kitzberger 

www.filmfestdc.org

Vues d’Afrique Montreal, (April 08 – 17)

- LES BARONS, producer: EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum 

- LIFE, a documentary by Patrick Epape, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet

www.vuesdafrique.org

Sarasota Film Festival (April 08 – 17)

- A SCREAMING MAN by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, co-producer: EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum and EAVE 2002 graduate Sébastien Delloye

- LE QUATTRO VOLTE by Michelangelo Frammartino, co-producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Andres Pfaeffli 

- THE ROBBER by Benjamin Heisenberg, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Michael Kitzberger 

http://filmguide.sarasotafilmfestival.com/tixSYS/2011/filmguide/

Off Plus Camera Film Festival Krakow (April 08 - 17)

- ONE HUNDRED MORNINGS, produced by EAVE 2005 graduate Katie Holly

- POLICE, ADJECTIVE by Corneliu Porumboiu, producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Marcela Ursu

- THE POLL DIARIES, co-producer: EAVE 1992 graduate & group leader Danny Krausz

- WHISKY WITH VODKA, producer: EAVE 1994 graduate & group leader Peter Rommel

www.offpluscamera.com

Films from the Isles Festival in Luxembourg (April 10 - 18)

- THE RUNWAY, producer: EAVE 2004 graduate Macdara Kelleher

- ONE HUNDRED MORNINGS, produced by EAVE 2005 graduate Katie Holly

http://luxembourg.angloinfo.com/

Stockholm International Film Festival Junior (April 11 – 16)

- ILLEGAL, producer EAVE 2000 graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart 

- THE RUNWAY, producer: EAVE 2004 graduate Macdara Kelleher

www.stockholmfilmfestival.se/en/junior/program_2011

European Cinema Festival Lecce (April 12 – 17)

- AMNESTY by Bujar Alimani, producer: EAVE 1998 graduate Guillaume de Seille 

- BROWNIAN MOVEMENT by Nanouk Leopold, co-producers: EAVE 1994 graduate Stienette Bosklopper and EAVE 2008 graduate Ellen de Waele

- THE CAMERAMURDERER, producers: EAVE 1994 graduate and Austrian National Coordinator Erich Lackner and EAVE 2002 graduate József Berger 

http://festivaldelcinemaeuropeo.it/

Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz (April 12 – 17)

- BROWNIAN MOVEMENT by Nanouk Leopold, co-producers: EAVE 1994 graduate Stienette Bosklopper and EAVE 2008 graduate Ellen de Waele

- EAVE 2008 project WHITE WHITE WORLD by Oleg Novkovic, producers: EAVE 2008 graduate Uliks Fehmiu, EAVE 2008 graduate Guido Schwab, EAVE 2002 graduate and Swedish National Coordinator Helena Danielsson

- FLOATING ISLANDS by Nanouk Leopold, producer: EAVE 1994 graduate Stienette Bosklopper

- CALIMUCHO by Eugenie Jansen, producer: EAVE 1994 graduate Stienette Bosklopper

- CARACREMADA by Lluís Galter, produced by EAVE 1989 graduate Paco Poch 

-  THE HAPPIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD by Radu Jude, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate & Romanian National Coordinator Ada Solomon 

- DIE VATERLOSEN, co-producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Gabriele Kranzelbinder- MISS KICKI, producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Lizette Jonjic

- MATCHMAKING MAYOR by Erika Hníková, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Jirí Konecny

- NEUKÖLLN UNLIMITED, producer: EAVE 2004 graduate Arek Gielnik

- DAD by Vlado Škafar, producer: EAVE 2007 Frenk Celarc 

- ADRIENN PAL, producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Ferenc Pusztai, co-producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Oliver Neumann

www.crossingeurope.at

Nashville Film Festival (April 14 – 21)

- THE HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER by Eran Riklis, co-producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Tudor Giurgiu

- MY JOY, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Heino Deckert, co-producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Olena Yershova, EAVE 2007 graduate Marleen Slot

- LE QUATTRO VOLTE by Michelangelo Frammartino, co-producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Andres Pfaeffli 

- THE ROBBER by Benjamin Heisenberg, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Michael Kitzberger 

www.nashvillefilmfestival.org

CPH:PIX Copenhagen (April 14 - May 01)

- AMNESTY by Bujar Alimani, producer: EAVE 1998 graduate Guillaume de Seille 

- AURORA by Chriti Puiu, co-producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Dan Wechsler

- BROWNIAN MOVEMENT by Nanouk Leopold, co-producers: EAVE 1994 graduate Stienette Bosklopper and EAVE 2008 graduate Ellen de Waele

- ESSENTIAL KILLING, producers: EAVE 2002 graduate Jozsef Berger, EAVE 1991 graduate Ed Guiney, and EAVE 2009 graduate Ingrid Lill Hogtun

- ILLEGAL, producer EAVE 2000 graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart 

- LAPLAND ODYSSEY by Dome Karukoski, producer: EAVE 2002 graduate & Finnish National Coordinator Aleksi Bardy, associate producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Annika Sucksdorff

- MY JOY, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Heino Deckert, co-producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Olena Yershova, EAVE 2007 graduate Marleen SlotThe Mill & The Cross

- SON OF BABYLON, producer: EAVE Film Finance Forum graduate Isabelle Stead & Danny Evans

- TENDER SON: THE FRANKENSTEIN PROJECT, producer: EAVE 2004 graduate Viktoria Petranyi, co-producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Gabriele Kranzelbinder 

- EAVE 2008 project WHITE WHITE WORLD by Oleg Novkovic, producers: EAVE 2008 graduate Uliks Fehmiu, EAVE 2008 graduate Guido Schwab, EAVE 2002 graduate and Swedish National Coordinator Helena Danielsson.

www.cphpix.dk/p/index.lasso

Tribeca Film Festival (April 20 - May 01)

- THE GUARD by John Michael McDonagh, co-producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Edward Michael Guiney 

- BLACK BUTTERFLIES by Paula van der Oest producer: EAVE 2003 graduate Arry Voorsmit 

- SHE MONKEYS by Lisa Aschan, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Helene Lindholm, executive producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Kristina Åberg

- TURN ME ON, GODDAMMIT by Jannicke Systad Jacobsen, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Sigve Endresen 

- LOVE ALWAYS, CAROLYN - A Film About Kerouac, Cassady and Me, prodcer: EAVE 2005 graduate Margarete Jangård

www.tribecafilm.com

San Francisco International Film Festival (April 21 - May 05)

- AURORA by Christi Puiu, co-producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Dan Wechsler 

- THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975, producer: EAVE 2011 participant Annika Rogell 

- CIRCUMSTANCE directed by Maryam Keshawar, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet 

- THE FUTURE by Miranda July, produced by: Razor Film Production, EAVE 2009 graduate Verona Meier

- HOSPITALITÉ by Koji Fukada, producer: EAVE TIES THAT BIND 2010 graduate Kiki Sugino 

- THE LIGHT THIEF, co-producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Denis Vaslin, EAVE 2009 graduate Sabine Groenewegen

- MY JOY, producer: EAVE 1995 graduate Heino Deckert, co-producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Olena Yershova, EAVE 2007 graduate Marleen Slot

- LE QUATTRO VOLTE by Michelangelo Frammartino, co-producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Andres Pfaeffli 

- SHE MONKEYS by Lisa Aschan, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Helene Lindholm, executive producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Kristina Åberg

http://fest11.sffs.org/

Independent Film Festival of Boston (April 27 - May 04)

- CIRCUMSTANCE directed by Maryam Keshawar, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet - THE FUTURE by Miranda July, producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Verona Meier

www.iffboston.org

Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival  (April 28 - May 08)

- ABENDLAND by Nikolaus Geyrhalter, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Michael Kitzberger 

- THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975, producer: EAVE 2011 participant Annika Rogell 

- MATCHMAKING MAYOR by Erika Hníková, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Jirí Konecny

- GRANDE HOTEL by Lotte Stoops, producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Ellen de Waele and EAVE 2006 graduate Denis Vaslin

- LOVE ALWAYS, CAROLYN - A Film About Kerouac, Cassady and Me, prodcer: EAVE 2005 graduate Margarete Jangård

www.hotdocs.ca


Other festivals

Chicago Latino Film Festival (April 1 – 15)

- 18 MEALS, produced by EAVE 2008 graduate Fernanda Del Nido 

www.latinoculturalcenter.org

Hawaii International Film Festival (April 01 – 07)

- RUBBER by Quentin Dupieux, producer: EAVE 2005 graduate Julien Berlan

www.gohawaii.com

Tiburon International Film Festival (April 07 – 15)

- MOTHER OF ASPHALT, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Ankica Juric Tilic

www.tiburonfilmfestival.com

Full Frame Documentary Film Festival April (14 – 17)

- THE BLACK POWER MIXTAPE 1967-1975, producer: EAVE 2011 participant Annika Rogell 

www.fullframefest.org

Cine Las Americas Film Festival Austin (April 21 – 28)

- THE WIND JOURNEYS, co-producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Denis Vaslin

www.cinelasamericas.org

Sci-Fi London Film Festival (April 23 - May 02)

- ONE HUNDRED MORNINGS, produced by EAVE 2005 graduate Katie Holly

www.sci-fi-london.com

Newport Beach Festival (April 28 - May 05)

- THE RUNWAY, producer: EAVE 2004 graduate Macdara Kelleher

www.visitnewportbeach.com

Brussels Short Film Festival (April 28 – May 8)

- TERRE NOUVELLE by Bernard Dresse, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet

www.courtmetrage.be

CineEsquemaNovo – Festival de Cinema de Porto Alegre (April 23-30)

- NAKED THROUGH MY WINDOW, EAVE PUENTES 2009 graduate Gustavo Spolidoro

www.cineesquemanovo.org 

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Nominations and Awards April 2011

Nominations

- MIND THE GAP by Maciej Gorski, producer: Monika Braid has been selected for the main international competition at the Cracow Film Festival. http://www.kff.com.pl/en/news/114www.braidmadefilms.co.uk

- The creative feature length documentary film WRESTLING IN DAKAR, the new project of Edward Porembny’s AMP Polska, has been selected for Thessaloniki docs film pitching and workshop 2011. www.amppolska.com

Awards

GERMAN FILM AWARDS

- Best Documentary for PINA, producers: EAVE 2010 graduate Gian-Piero Ringel, EAVE 2011 participant Erwin Schmidt

- Best Supporting Actor, Best DOP, Best Production Design, Best Costume Design for POLL, produced by EAVE 1992 graduate & group leader Danny Krausz, co-producer: EAVE 2004 graduate & Estonian National Coordinator Riina Sildos

- Best Sound Design for PIANOMANIA, co-producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Ebba Sinzinger.

www.deutscher-filmpreis.de/ 

- DIE VATERLOSEN by Marie Kreutzer, producer: EAVE 2002 graduate Ursula Wolschlager scooped four awards at the Diagonale Festival in Austria. Marie Kreutzer was awarded the Grand Prize of the festival, Lena Koppe received the Best Camera Award, Marion Mitterhammer was awarded Best Actress, Best Actor is Johannes Krisch.

- The award for Best Editing went to ABENDLAND by Nikolaus Geyrhalter, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Michael Kitzberger. 

- Nikolaus Geyrhalter Film production received the Prize for innovative film production for THE ROBBER by Benjamin Heisenberg, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Michael Kitzberger.

- EAVE 2009 graduate Arash T. Riahi won the Audience award of the Diagonale for SCHWARZKOPF. http://diagonale.at

- The Diagonale award for innovative cinema of the City of Graz, sponsored by Golden Girls Filmproduktion of EAVE 2009 graduate Arash T. Riahi and EAVE 2003 graduate Raphael Barth went to Billy Roisz for the film CHILES EN NOGADA. www.goldengirls.at

- ANTWERP CENTRAL, the creative documentary by Peter Krüger, produced by EAVE 1989 graduate Jan Roekens was awarded the Grand Prix of the 29th International Festival of Films on Art (FIFA) in Montréal. www.artfifa.com

- BULLHEAD by Michaël R.Roskam, producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Peter Bouckaert won the Jury and Critics’ Prizes at the Beaune Interational Thriller Film Festival. www.beaunefestivalpolicier.com/2011/

- EAVE 2004 project MIRACLE SELLER, produced and directed by EAVE 2004 graduate and Polish national coordinator Jaroslaw Szoda and Bolesaw Pawica has been awarded with the first prize of the Bergamo Film Meeting. The Polish-Swedish film was co-produced by Tomas Eskilsson (Film I Väst) and Fredrik Zander. www.bergamofilmmeeting.it/

- ARANDA,  documentary film, by Anu Kuivalainen and produced by EAVE 2007 graduate Markku Tuurna premiered at Visons du Réel in Nyon and won special prize. http://www.visionsdureel.ch/

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In Cinema and on TV April 2011

In cinema

-DIE VATERLOSEN by Marie Kreutzer, producer: EAVE 2002 graduate Ursula Wolschlager was released on April 8 in Austrian cinemas www.dievaterlosen.at

- WOMB by Benedek Fliegauf, producer: EAVE 2009 graduate Verona Meier started in German cinemas on April 7. www.razor-film.de 

- A SCREAMING MAN by Mahamat-Saleh Haroun, co-producer: EAVE 1994 graduate and group leader Diana Elbaum and EAVE 2002 graduate Sébastien Delloye was released in German theatres on April 7. www.entrechienetloup.be

- THE LIGHT THIEF, co-producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Denis Vaslin and EAVE 2009 graduate Sabine Groenewegen has been running in German cinemas from April 14. www.the-match-factory.com

- V SUBBOTU by Sergej Mindadze, associate producer: EAVE 2000 graduate Simone Baumann starts in German Theatres on April 21. www.aneinemsamstag-derfilm.de

- OUR GRAND DESPAIR by Seyfi Teoman, co-producer: EAVE 1994 graduate Stienette Bosklopper is being released in German Theatres on April 28. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1o8RgYcDdmg&feature=player_embedded

- ESSENTIAL KILLING by Jerzy Skolimowski started in French cinemas on April 6 www.essentialkilling.com

- PINA by Wim Wenders, producer: EAVE 2010 graduate Gian Piero Ringel is showing in French cinemas from April 6. www.neuroadmovies.de

- WOMEN WITHOUT MEN started in French cinemas on April 13. www.womenwithoutmen-derfilm.de

- BEYOND by Pernilla August, produced by EAVE 2002 graduate and Swedish national coordinator Helena Danielsson has been released in Denmark on April 14. www.heppfilm.se/beyond/

- LE QUATTRO VOLTE by Michelangelo Frammartino, co-producer: EAVE 1991 graduate Andres Pfaeffli was released Norwegian theatres on April 15. www.venturafilm.ch

- ILLEGAL, producer EAVE 2000 graduate Jacques-Henri Bronckart has its Dutch release on April 31. www.premiere.fr/film/Illegal

- LILLY THE WITCH, co-produced by EAVE 1992 graduate & group leader Danny Krausz started in Belgian theatres on April 6. www.dorfilm.at

- SLOVENIAN GIRL produced by EAVE group leader Danijel Hocevar has been running in Belgian cinemas from April 20. www.emotionfim.si

- DIEU LE VEUT. Godefroid de Bouillon et la première croisade by Nathalie Fritz and Jacques Martin, producer: EAVE 2007 graduate Isabelle Truc, has its pre-premiere in the Cinéma Aremberg in Brussels on April 28

- EAVE 2007 project SELLING THE SILENCE, directed and produced by EAVE 2007 graduate Markku Tuurna  is in Cinemas in Finland since 11.3.2011

On Tv/DVD

- ILS ETAIENT COMME A LA RECHERCHE DE REVES PERDUS by Michel Deutsch, producer: EAVE 2011 participant Cedric Bonin was shown on France 3 Alsace on April 2 at 15:25 h. www.seppia.fr 

- NADINE by Erik de Bruyn, producer: EAVE 2008 graduate Ellen de Waele was broadcast on CANVAS on April 2 at 23:45 h. www.nadinethemovie.com 

- THE LAST FLIGHT OF FLAMINGO, produced by EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet was broadcast on TV5 at April 3. www.neon.fr 

- LAND OF SCARECROWS by Gyeong-Tae-Roh, producer: EAVE 2006 graduate Antonin Dedet in co-production with Teddy Bear Film (Korea) will be released on DVD in France on May 3. www.neon.fr 

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EAVE April 2011 News

EAVE Film Finance Forum: participants from 25 countries

The annual EAVE Film Finance Forum took place in Luxembourg from March 31 - April 3, in partnership with the Film Fund Luxembourg. EAVE welcomed in the Grand Duchy 30 producers and industry professionals from 25 different countries. Thanks to the support of MEDIA Mundus, 8 professionals from Argentina, Australia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Canada, India, Russia, Singapore, and South Africa) participated in the Forum.  The 2011 EAVE Film Finance Forum experts Head of Studies Christian Kmiotek (Samsa Film, LU), Christophe Bruncher (Les Films de la Butte, FR), Carl Clifton (K5 International, UK), Joachim Knaf (Hochschule für Film- und Fernsehen "Konrad Wolf", DE), Maud Leclair (BNP Paribas, FR), Joëlle Levie (OLFFI, FR), Stefan Rüll (Rüll Law Office, DE), Mathias Schwerbrock (Film Base Berlin, DE) and Bernhard Stampfer (BS Media Finance Advisory, DE) shared their expertise in plenary sessions and private tutorials with the participants. The sessions covered comprehensively questions of film financing, film economy, consumer behavior, sales and distribution, bank related issues, revenue and legal aspects.www.eave.org 

Puentes 2011 – first workshop in Buenos Aires!

Following the success of the first two editions, PUENTES features in 2011 two workshops again: the first one in Buenos Aires that has just taken place during BAFICI (Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente) parallel to the Buenos Aires Lab from April 7- 11, 2011 and the second one in Gijón during Festival Internacional de Cine de Gijón from November 21 - 24, 2011.

PUENTES brings together five producers with feature projects from Latin America and five from Europe. During the two workshops they work together with 'state of the art' experts from both continents on script development, co-production between Latin America and Europe, financing in the two regions, legal aspects of co-production, marketing, pitching and promotion, and meet with decision makers during both sessions.

The following producers were selected for PUENTES 2011:

- Maximiliano Cruz, Interior13 Cine, Mexico; project: Greatest Hits 

- Benjamin Domenech, Rei Cine, Argentina; project: Historia del miedo

- Lucie Kalmar, Mômerade, France; project: Rey

- Paula Massa, Utopica Cine, Argentina; project: Como funcionan casi todas las cosas

- Renata Moura, Sancho Filmes, Brazil; project: Rosa F.C.

- Anthony Rey, Hélicotronc, Belgium; project: Twilight Tales

- Hanne-Lovise Skartveit, Luna-films, Norway; project: Feriado

- Johanna Teichmann, Neue Bioskop Film, Germany; project: Aleli's House

- Josefina Undurraga, Forastero, Chile; project: I'm sorry Mom

- María Zamora, Avalon, Spain; project: They are All Dead   

The 10 selected producers will work on the development of their projects under the guidance of top industry professionals from both continents. The PUENTES workshop offer in-depth insight into audiovisual market and operating conditions, legal frameworks, financing, sales, distribution and exhibition practices in both continents, it will provide opportunities for networking between the participants and their companies to create medium and long term co-financing and co-production relationships and it will enable the access to a network of producers, markets, festivals and decision makers in both continents. www.puentesworkshop.com 

TIES THAT BIND: the selection for 2011!

TIES THAT BIND Asia-Europe Producers Workshop features in 2011 two workshops again: the first one in Udine (Italy) during the Far East Film Festival from May 3-7, 2011 and the second one in Busan (South Korea) during the Busan International Film Festival in parallel to the Asian Project Market from October 10-13, 2011. The programme brings together five producers with feature projects from Asia and five from Europe. During the two workshops they will work together with top level experts from both continents on script development, co-production between Asia and Europe, financing in the two regions, legal aspects of co-production, marketing, pitching and promotion, and meet with decision makers during both sessions.  

The following producers were selected for TIES THAT BIND 2011:

- Rina Harahap, Rasy Production / INDONESIA / project: THE WINNER 

- Nguyen Hoang Diep, VBlock Media / VIETNAM / project: BIG FATHER, SMALL FATHER AND OTHER STORIES

- David Lindner, Filmallee / GERMANY / project: AT CLOSE RANGE

- Chris Jing Liu, East Light Film / CHINA / project: REPEAT AFTER ME

- Flavia Daina Oertwig, Intrigo Internazionale / ITALY / project: 8 PAIRS

- Michael Pritchett, De Warrenne Pictures / United Kingdom / project: KILLER KARMA

- Hyunwoo Shim, Generation Blue Films / SOUTH KOREA / project: THE SHADOW

- Pran Tadaveerawat, Trois Film / THAILAND / project: SURIYA

- Arry Voorsmit, Riba Film International / THE NETHERLANDS / project: SMALL BIRDS

- Flaminio Zadra, Dorje Film / ITALY / project: SUNNYBOY

The 10 selected producers will work on the development of their projects under the guidance of 'state of the art' industry professionals from both continents. www.tiesthatbind.eu 

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Upcoming deadlines April 2011

Call for entry for the first edition 2011 of the Eye on Films (EoF)

Created in January 2011, Eye on Films is a unique, global network of film professionals, which guarantees the circulation of a selection of first feature films in festivals partners in Europe and third countries, and the commercial exploitation of these films by distribution partners in Europe and third countries. EoF is a project developed by Wide Management, a leading independent sales company, representing a library of more than 600 titles, features and documentaries, with a catalogue containing an impressive variety of movies from internationally acclaimed directors. 

Anybody can submit a film, as long as it fulfils the Submission requirements detailed in the EoF Regulations: http://eyeonfilms.org/eof-regulations-2011/

EoF is looking for recent works (completed after Oct 31st, 2010) from first time directors, preferably never screened outside their country of origin. Rights Holders should upload their Film on Cinando’s Online Screening Room (www.cinando.com) and then notify submission@eyeonfilms.org by sending the Entry Form.www.eyeonfilms.org

 

Moscow Business Square

DEADLINE for applications: April 30, 2011

From June 27-29 Moscow Business Square takes place during Moscow International Film Festival. The business platform Moscow Business Square is aimed at developing cooperation in co-production and distribution of audiovisual content, as well as at increasing the access of foreign companies to Russian Film and TV market. The key event of the Moscow Business Square will be the 3rd Moscow co-production Forum. 18 film projects in development from all over the world are selected.In 2011, the Forum program will bring together film projects, supposed collaboration with post-Soviet states: Russia, Belarus, Ukraine, Moldova (The Eastern Europe) Georgia, Armenia, Azerbaijan (Countries of the trans-Caucasian region); Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, Uzbekistan (Central Asia) Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania (The Baltic)For project requirements and further details on the programme: www.miffbs.ru 

Paris Project 2011: LAST CHANCE TO APPLY!

Paris Cinema IFF's co-production and development platform - July 4 to 7, 2011

Paris Project is the co-production and development platform of Paris Cinema International Film Festival. It is a four days event, taking place early July, that brings together around twelve international projects in development and a few films in postproduction, that are looking for French and European potential partners (such as co-producers, sales agents, distributors, financers…).

The ambition of Paris Project is to gather key players in the French and European film industry, around a few high quality international production projects that are not yet finalised. What makes Paris Project so special and successful is that it aims at encouraging professionals to get involved in foreign projects in development and films in postproduction in order to promote financial arrangements, co-productions and networking with potential French and European partners. 

 

PARIS PROJECT MEETINGS

Deadline for projects application: April 22, 2011

Please note that projects have to be submitted by a production company and projects submitted should not have French partners attached.Paris Project invites the foreign filmmakers and producers of the selected projects in development to spend 4 days in Paris: personalised appointments and one-to-one meetings are organized with French and European professionals who are likely to be interested in those selected projects and to bring them financial support through co-production or presales. 

 

Paris Project Screenings

Deadline for films in post-production application: May 24, 2011 

Please note that films have to be submitted by a production company and films submitted should not have French partners attached.Paris Project organises screenings of films in postproduction seeking partners such as sales agents and/or distributors to achieve completion. www.pariscinema.org/fr/pros/parisproject.html 

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April Specials 2011

EAVE Scholarship at WHEN EAST MEETS WEST in Trieste

Italian documentary producer Elena Tomasin was awarded a scholarship to attend the EAVE 2011 European Producers Workshop with her project MARKED BODIES by FVG Audiovisual Fund at the Co-Production Market WHEN EAST MEETS WEST in January in Trieste. http://www.audiovisivofvg.it/news/page/2/ 


New Head of MEDIA Desk Austria

Former EAVE workshop manager Esther Krausz was selected out of over 40 applications to take over the management of the MEDIA Desk Austria. Esther Krausz will work in the organisational team of the Producers Network at the Marché du Film as a coordinator from May 7 - 18. She will start her new position from June 1. www.mediadeskaustria.eu  

 

Help shape the future of MEDIA MUNDUS

The European Commission is inviting responses to an online public consultation on the future of MEDIA Mundus. The purpose of the consultation is to gather opinions regarding the provision of an international co-operation programme from audiovisual professionals in Europe and beyond, with a view to shaping a 'new MEDIA Mundus' for 2014 onwards. The online consultation is just one part of a wider public consultation, responses to which will be taken into account in the Commission's proposal for a new MEDIA Mundus programme (to be adopted by the European Parliament and European Council), following an assessment of possible social, economic and environmental impacts. The consultation is open to individual citizens, public and private bodies, local/regional authorities, ministries and relevant stakeholders in the audiovisual sector, both inside and outside the EU. The consultation is available online and only takes a few minutes to complete.

The deadline to respond is 23 May 2011.

 http://ec.europa.eu/culture/media/mundus/index_en.htm 

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TIES THAT BIND proudly announces the selection for 2011!

We are delighted to announce that TIES THAT BIND Asia-Europe Producers Workshop will feature in 2011 two workshops again: the first one in Udine (Italy) during the Far East Film Festival from May 3-7, 2011 and the second one in Busan (South Korea) during the Busan International Film Festival in parallel to the Asian Project Market from October 10-13, 2011.

TIES THAT BIND is organised by Friuli Venezia Giulia Audiovisual Fund in partnership with EAVE, Udine Far East Film Festival and Busan International Film Festival, and supported by MEDIA Mundus.

 

 

The programme brings together five producers with feature projects from Asia and five from Europe. During the two workshops they will work together with top level experts from both continents on script development, co-production between Asia and Europe, financing in the two regions, legal aspects of co-production, marketing, pitching and promotion, and meet with decision makers during both sessions.  

The following producers were selected for TIES THAT BIND 2011:

 - Rina Harahap, Rasy Production / INDONESIA / project: THE WINNER 

- Nguyen Hoang Diep, VBlock Media / VIETNAM / project: BIG FATHER, SMALL FATHER AND OTHER STORIES

- David Lindner, Filmallee / GERMANY / project: AT CLOSE RANGE

- Chris Jing Liu, East Light Film / CHINA / project: REPEAT AFTER ME

- Flavia Daina Oertwig, Intrigo Internazionale / ITALY / project: 8 PAIRS

- Michael Pritchett, De Warrenne Pictures / United Kingdom / project: KILLER KARMA

- Hyunwoo Shim, Generation Blue Films / SOUTH KOREA / project: THE SHADOW

- Pran Tadaveerawat, Trois Film / THAILAND / project: SURIYA

- Arry Voorsmit, Riba Film International / THE NETHERLANDS / project: SMALL BIRDS

- Flaminio Zadra, Dorje Film / ITALY / project: SUNNYBOY

The 10 selected producers will work on the development of their projects under the guidance of ‘state of the art’ industry professionals from both continents.

TIES THAT BIND offers in-depth insight into audiovisual market and operating conditions, legal frameworks, financing, sales, distribution and exhibition practices in Asia and Europe, it will provide opportunities for networking between the participants and their companies to create medium and long term co-financing and co-production relationships and it will enable the access to a network of producers, markets, festivals and decision makers in both continents.

For more information please contact: 

EAVE - Tanika Sajatovic, International Coordinator: tanika@eave.org

www.eave.org, www.tiesthatbind.eu 

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Donate to the EAVE Alan Fountain International Scholarship Fund

A scholarship has been set up to honour the memory of Alan Fountain, former Head of Studies and President of EAVE, who passed away on March 3. Its goal is to enable one producer from outside the EU to participate in all three sessions of the EAVE Producers Workshop each year.

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